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Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

William K. Roche, Philip J. O'Connell, and Andrea Prothero (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Among the nations most seriously affected by the Great Recession, Ireland has been hailed as a ‘poster child’ for austerity, particularly following the country’s exit from a severe austerity ... More


Species and Speciation in the Fossil Record

Warren D. Allmon and Margaret M. Yacobucci (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377445
eISBN:
9780226377582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377582.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

The nature and concept of "species" are central to paleontology, yet the resurgence of interest in species in evolutionary biology over the past few decades has had surprisingly little impact on how ... More


Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

Donald Prothero and Daniel Loxton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153201
eISBN:
9780231526814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153201.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures. Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience. This book ... More


For the Rock Record: Geologists on Intelligent Design

Jill Schneiderman (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257580
eISBN:
9780520943711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257580.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

According to the idea of intelligent design, nature's complexity is the result of deliberate planning by a supernatural creative force. To date, most scientific arguments against this form of ... More


Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226051796
eISBN:
9780226051826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051826.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

What sets the practice of rigorously tested, sound science apart from pseudoscience? This book seeks to answer this question, known to philosophers of science as “the demarcation problem.” This issue ... More


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